Hotels in Forest City, Iowa

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Forest City overview

Forest City is a friendly locale unique for its library and college atmosphere. You'll appreciate the cheese and coffee choices. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Pilot Knob State Park and Clear Lake State Park. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Winnebago Industries Factory and National Hobo Museum. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Forest City is for you.

Where to stay in Forest City

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Forest City has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Forest City with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Forest City hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Forest City hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Forest City

Fly in to Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), 18.4 mi (29.5 km) from downtown Forest City.

What to see around Forest City

Fun activities like golf and tours are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Pilot Knob State Park
  • • Clear Lake State Park
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Winnebago Industries Factory
  • • National Hobo Museum
  • • Buddy Holly Crash Site
  • • Surf Ballroom and Museum
  • • Clear Lake Fire Museum

When to visit Forest City

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 49°F day, 5°F night
  • April-June: 82°F day, 29°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 44°F night
  • October-December: 67°F day, 7°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 3.82 inches
  • April-June: 12.99 inches
  • July-September: 12.01 inches
  • October-December: 5.24 inches